Ukrainian-American journalist Brent Reno was killed by Russian soldiers. Response from Washington: “We will respond.”



American journalist Brent Renault He was killed by Russian soldiers. This was announced by the chief of police of Kiev, Andrei Nebitov. Photos of the journalist’s documents and a photo of the corpse spread on social networks. Renault, according to news published by Neptov, was killed in Irbin, in the hinterland of Kiev.

An American journalist was killed by Russian soldiers in Ukraine. The story of the injured journalist

And in the same social media post, Kiev police chief Andrei Nepetov spoke about another injured journalist.

Corriere della Sera reported the injured journalist’s story: “We were crossing the first bridge in Irbin with other colleagues to photograph the fleeing refugees. A car came and asked us if we wanted to go with them to cross the second bridge, we went through the barrier and they shot at us. Brent was injured and we had to leave him behind. To escape. I came here by ambulance. I saw that he had been shot in the neck.

The war in Ukraine.

A war scene from Irbin.

Who is Brent Reno, the American journalist killed in Ukraine by Russian soldiers?

Like his brother Craig Reno, Brent Reno was a documentary filmmaker, television producer, and film programmer in New York City and Little Rock, Arkansas.

As the Pulitzer Center website reports, the Reno brothers’ work has taken them around the world to many of the hottest conflicts and regions of the past decade, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the earthquake in Haiti and the war. On drugs in Mexico and political unrest in Egypt.

Their films and TV shows have received numerous awards, including a Peabody Award, an IDA Award for Best Television Series, two Overseas Press Club Awards, two Columbia Dupont Awards, and an Edward R. Murrow Award for their work with the ‘New York Times’. ‘.

The New York Times has determined that Brent Reno is not in Ukraine on assignment for The New York Times, although the reporter has worked with the paper in the past.

The New York Times message read: “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Brent Reno’s death. Brent is a talented videographer who has worked with The New York Times for years. Despite this collaboration in the past (notably in 2015), he did not receive an assignment from The New York Times of Ukraine. The first reports of Brent as a reporter for the “New York Times” were because of the “New York Times” badge he wore, which, however, was released for other work years ago.

Assassination of an American journalist in Ukraine by Russian soldiers: the American response

As soon as news of the American journalist’s murder in Ukraine broke, Jack Sullivan, the White House national security adviser, said in an interview with CNN that Russia would suffer.serious consequencesfor what he does. He then added: “We will obviously be following this latest development very carefully and We will respond accordingly“.

More updates soon.





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